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Shawn S Donkin

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.4847
765.494.9346
LILY Room 3-227

Agricultural Research Programs 

  • Associate Director for Agricultural Research and Graduate Education
765.494.4847

College of Agriculture Administration 

  • Asst Dean & Assc Dir Res & Grad Ed/Prof
  • Assc Dir Ag Research Programs/Prof

Area of Expertise: Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology

Education: B.S., McGill University; M.S., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Universeity of Wisconsin-Madison
Post-doctoral Training: The Pennsylvania State University; University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Program

Teaching

ANSC 62600 (F&N 60600) - Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology II

Awards & Honors

(2011) Associate editor, Ruminant Nutrition. Canadian J Animal Science.

(2011) Associate editor, Ruminant Nutrition Section. J Animal Science.

(2010) Outstanding Teacher. Department of Animal Sciences.

(2010) Pfizer Animal Health Physiology Award. American Dairy Science Association.

(2009) Dean’s Team Award. College of Agriculture.

(2009) Outstanding Graduate Mentor. Department of Animal Sciences.

(2009) Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor. Department of Animal Sciences.

(2008) Outstanding Graduate Mentor. Purdue University, Department of Animal Sciences.

(2008) Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor. Purdue University, Department of Animal Sciences.

(2005) ANSC Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor, 2002. Department of Animal Sciences.

Selected Publications

Donkin, S. S., Doane, P. H., & Cecava, M. J. (2013). Expanding the role of crop residues and biofuel co-products as ruminant feedstuffs.. Animal Frontiers, 3, 54-60.

Larrick, B., Donkin, S. S., & Teegarden, D. (2013). Vitamin D and Insulin Sensitivity. In Handbook of vitamin D in human health (Vol. 1st, pp. 503-527). Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Grala, T. M., Roche, J. R., Kay, J. K., Ruis, A. G., White, H. M., Donkin, S. S., . . . Snell, C. V. (2013). The expression of genes involved in hepatic metabolism is altered by temporary changes to milking frequency. J Dairy Sci, 96. Retrieved from http://doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7321

Oh, J., Hristov, A. N., Lee, C., Cassidy, T., Heyler, K., Varga, G. A., . . . Bravo, D. (2013). Immune and production responses of dairy cows to postruminal supplementation with phytonutrients. J Dairy Sci., 96, 7830-43.

Zheng, W., Tayyari, F., Gowda, G. A., Raftery, D., McLamore, E. S., Shi, J., . . . Teegarden, D. (2013). 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D regulation of glucose metabolism in Harvey-ras transformed MCF10A human breast epithelial cells. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol., 138, 81-9.

Zheng, W., Tayyari, F., Gowda, G. A., Raftery, D., McLamore, E. S., Porterfield, D. M., . . . Teegarden, D. (2013). Altered glucose metabolism in Harvey-ras transformed MCF10A cells.. Mol Carcinog., 2013. Retrieved from http://doi: 10.1002/mc.22079

Carrillo, A. E., Flynn, M. G., Pinkston, C., Markofski, M. M., Jiang, Y., Donkin, S. S., & Teegarden, D. (2012). Impact of vitamin D supplementation during a resistance training intervention on body composition, muscle function, and glucose tolerance in overweight and obese adults.. Clin Nutr., 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.031.

Donkin, S. S. (2012). The role of liver metabolism during transition on postpartum health and performance. Florida Ruminant Nutrition Conference Proceedings, 97-107.

Donkin, S. S. (2012). Nutrition and hepatic metabolism in periparturient cows.. Formuette.

White, H. M., Donkin, S. S., Lucy, M. C., Grala, T. M., & Roche, J. R. (2012). Short communication: Genetic differences between New Zealand and North American dairy cows alter milk production and gluconeogenic enzyme expression.. J Dairy Sci., 95, 455-459.